MLB Network selects Ericsson’s PIERO software for 3D sports graphics and data visualization
Software deployed across MLB Network’s extensive programming schedule
MLB Network is a 24-hour cable TV network providing the most comprehensive coverage of Major League Baseball
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today announced that it has signed a multi-year contract with MLB Network for its real time sports graphics software, PIERO.
MLB Network is the ultimate television destination for baseball fans, featuring the multiple Emmy Award-winning “MLB Tonight,” live regular season and Postseason game telecasts, original programming, highlights, and insights and analysis from the best in the business, including Bob Costas, Peter Gammons, Al Leiter, Bill Ripken, Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci.
MLB Network will deploy PIERO for coverage across its programming schedule 24 hours a day.
PIERO is Ericsson’s world-leading sports graphics software specifically designed to enhance and analyze sports for broadcasters and TV service providers. The system is integrated with major sports data providers to enable data visualization and create a more engaging experience for the audience. PIERO is used by over 50 broadcasters around the world to deliver fast and accurate graphics of sports programming and to enhance broadcast presentation of high-profile sporting events such as the Olympic Games and Formula 1.
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